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October 11, 2019 | EVE WAGNER, ESQ.

California Dynamex Law Shifts Employment Landscape Drastically

The gig is up for Uber Technologies Inc., Lyft Inc. and thousands of other businesses that use independent contractor workers. On Sept. 18, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed A.B. 5 into law, perhaps the single…..

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October 11, 2019 | HON. MARC MARMARO (RET).

Uncovering Essentials

As a mediator, Marc Marmaro will often have 25 pages of notes. Then he takes notes of his own notes, trying to distill the issues to their essence.

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September 18, 2019 | KIRK PASICH, ESQ.

Insurance Issues In Settlement Discussions

A review of the insurer’s duty to settle and the effect of mediation confidentiality laws on mediated settlements.

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September 12, 2019 | HON. HANK GOLDBERG (RET.)

Family Law Book Update

Hon. Hank Goldberg (Ret.)¬†recently released a new version of his popular book entitled Keys to The Kingdom: California Family Law Findings, Orders, and Practice Pointers. With these new materials, Judge Goldberg believes about 90 percent…..

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August 25, 2019 | DAVID PHILLIPS, ESQ.

The Ninth Circuit rules that Dynamex applies retroactively

On May 2, 2019, the Ninth Circuit unanimously decided Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising International, Inc. No. 17- 16096 (9th Cir. 2019), a putative class action that had been pending in the courts for nearly ten…..

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